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Alice Goodman wrote the librettos for two of the most important operas of the late 20th century. Then she seemed to vanish from the scene.
Azerbaijani movies were screened at an international film festival held in the Republic of Korea.
His 1969 short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" formed the basis for Steven Spielberg's 2001 film A.I.
Bushehr, Aug 22, IRNA – Police officers seized 1.8 tons of opium in Asaluyeh city, south of Iran, Bushehr province police commander said.
Authorities in Las Vegas say Jerry Lewis died of heart disease, but the wording of his death certificate differs from what was reported earlier.
Like so many independent musicians, singer-songwriter Ashley Dudukovich is used to crashing on a stranger’s couch. Over the past few years, the Florida-based indie/pop musician has toured relent
Reims Sunnyside Festival will be held in France, from October 16 to November 11.
Tehran, Aug 22, IRNA – Iranian film ‘Malaria’ by Parviz Shahbazi will be screened in the competition section of the 10th East and West Film Festival in Orenburg, Russia.
Icherisheher, the heart of Baku and its oldest living settlement, continues to fascinate its visitors with the colorful art project.
Accordion master, People's Artist of Azerbaijan Anwar Sadigov gave a concert in Gabala.
Azerbaijani singers excelled themselves yet again with another wonderful concert in the Fountain Square.
Mr. O’Brien on President Trump looking at the eclipse: “He did it after they told him not to. So afterwards, everyone started advising him: Whatever you do, don’t resign.”
Azerbaijan's living vocal treasure Alim Gasimov and his daughter Farghana Gasimova will give a concert at the Rose Theater in New York in October.
Thousands of statues of a former dictator were erected across Taiwan. Getting rid of them hasn’t been easy.
The Festival Musique de Chambre à Giverny, annually held in the Normandy region of France, paid tribute to Azerbaijani classical music as a part of the main theme of its 13th edition, which was La Ro
A dumped Israeli bride decides to go through with the wedding in the belief that a groom will show up. And a Senegalese domestic worker is thrown into despair.
When I met Gustavo Dudamel three years ago to talk about his upcoming TchaikovskyFest with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he took a while to get around to the L.A. Phil. He was just back from Carac
While many Americans saw the entertainer as a mere clown, in France he was revered as an artist of the avant-garde, a revolutionary and a pioneer.
“You don’t seem troubled by the lizard as big as a 747, but you’re really concerned about the speed of a raven.”
“You don’t seem troubled by the lizard as big as a 747, but you’re really concerned about the speed of a raven.”
After taking a year off, the New York International Fringe Festival will come back next October as it continues to look for a permanent home.
Charges against an entertainment company and an engineer accused in a deadly 2012 stage collapse at a Radiohead concert in Toronto should be thrown o
There was an eclipse Monday morning, as you may have noticed, but a terrestrial eclipse of a different kind took over cable news networks with an event big enough to obscure that great light known
The onetime attorney of late pop icon Michael Jackson will now defend disgraced television icon Bill Cosby in his upcoming re-trial for sexual assault, the actor's spokesman said Monday.
The growing emphasis on teaching kids computer literacy and programming skills has started to shape children’s fiction.
Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday at the age of 91 having survived a smorgasbord of ailments that individually would have killed other mortals, was first and foremost a movie star and filmmaker — one
The growing emphasis on teaching kids computer literacy and programming skills has started to shape children’s fiction.
Scouts from Russia and beyond hunt for talent at the year-end Moscow Circus School shows.
Mr. Burgess, who recorded for the storied Sun label, was a full-tilt rocker capable of whipping audiences into a frenzy.
Edinburgh’s Fringe festival has become the world’s biggest arts extravaganza. Some say it is too big, too costly and maybe even too funny.
John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman are collaborating on a dance-theater piece that reflects their delight in the curious and mundane.
At the retrial of his sexual assault case, Mr. Cosby will be represented by a lawyer who helped Mr. Jackson win acquittal in 2005, a spokesman said.
“Not everybody loves them as much as I do,” Mr. Kushner says of the ceramic angels hanging in the house he shares with his husband, Mark Harris.
Boats make her sick and she’s a picky eater, but Delphine is a delight in Eric Rohmer’s “Le Rayon Vert,” playing for a week at Metrograph.
Going into the penultimate episode of the seventh (and shortened season) of “Game of Thrones,” it could be reasonably assumed that named and even perhaps beloved characters would die. For Beri
Legit or not, to fail in the NFL is to fail at manhood. That’s almost a medieval concept, sure. But the brutal, blue-collar ethos of pro football buys into that, as do many of its followers. Foo
Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Operations to determine the limits and propose the privacy of the historic Talle Pir site in Persian Gulf bank led to the identification of close to 12 areas in a radius of 3 k
Jerry Lewis will be remembered first and foremost for his contributions to comedy, whether it's his nightclub act with Dean Martin or his work in films. But he also was an ardent music fan, somet
“It’s an incredible weapon to have, but it’s very, very hard to fight with it. It’s three times heavier than a normal sword.”
In a dramatic shakeup at the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago-based parent company has installed new leadership and plans to invest more resources in the news organization to move it more quickly in
“Now I had no idea how one got pregnant. But that was inconsequential.”
A rendering by Norman Rockwell of one of his best known baseball-themed paintings has sold at auction for $1.6 million US.
Dale Chihuly, an artistic trailblazer who has long worked with teams, is facing a court battle that opens complicated debate about age, infirmity and ego.
Taylor Swift's social media accounts appeared with a single, cryptic post on Monday of what appears to be a snake's tail, three days after they appea
An experimental “Music Man” gets into trouble with a capital T, while a straightforward “Company” gleams and a complicated “Legendary Romance” fades.
The 17-year-old Baton Rouge rapper is embracing a out-of-vogue approach, making him different from the melodic sensualists and rowdy eccentrics dominating hip-hop today.
In her new novel, Claire Messud writes about “secret sisters,” “umbilically linked and inseparable,” and about how their bond dissolves.
The singer’s first album since 2012 tops the Billboard chart with the second-biggest week for a female artist after Katy Perry’s “Witness.”
“We need more softness and more silence and more pause through the chaos.”
Stung by Mr. Dudamel’s recent statements, the Venezuelan government called off his concerts next month with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.
Sunday’s episode was largely about the various players learning the scale of their adversaries.
The 1980s Canadian game show Just Like Mom is coming back in a new format that will also include dads.
Generations of comics paid their respects to Mr. Lewis after news of his death broke on Sunday.
The 20th Painters' Gathering of TURKSOY, which is one of the important activities carried out by TURKSOY every year, in underway in Kazakhstan.
Thirty three years have passed since the death of the great Azerbaijani conductor, Niyazi Hajibeyov.
The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor will play the lead role in a production of the Eugene O’Neill drama, directed by George C. Wolfe.
Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Mitral valve will be replaced without open-heart surgery for the first time in Iran, announced scientific secretary of 19th International Congress of Latest Developments in Hea
The International Mugham Center in Baku hosted an event dedicated to the 70th anniversary of India Independence Day.
Pointed ears are not just for Spock anymore. The popularity of “Lord of the Rings” has given rise to latex prosthetics and even surgical modification.
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